Board of Directors

Ian Pratt


Mr Ian Pratt has over 40 years experience in the accounting profession and acts as a Director of a number of Public and Private companies . During this time, he has been involved in the recruitment, finance and property industries, and advises on income tax and related matters. Currently Mr Pratt is a Partner at Trood Pratt & Co Chartered Accountants and he is a Director of Charter Hall Direct Property Management Limited (formerly Macquarie Direct Property Management Limited). Mr Pratt is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand .


Ross Shrimpton

Managing Director

Mr Ross Shrimpton is the founder and Managing Director of Ashley Services Group.  Ross has been a Director of the Company since incorporation and has been instrumental in the overall growth and strategic direction of the Group.  He is a Chartered Accountant with over 40 years’ experience in finance and management across a number of large international organisations such as CSR / Humes and David Brown.  Ross commenced his professional career with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, where he worked with a number of major listed companies.  Overall, Ross has had 19 years of relevant experience in the labour hire and training industries.


Marc Shrimpton

Executive Director

Mr Marc Shrimpton joined Ashley Services Group  in 2000, having worked across a number of positions, he is currently the General Manager of Recruitment. Marc has been the key driver of Blackadder Recruitment, a professional recruitment services business, post acquisition in 2007.  Marc is currently a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a graduate of the Owner / President Management program at Harvard Business School, Boston.